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Richard Losick Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Awarded In 2012

Richard Losick

Richard Losick

Award Name : Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize

Year of Award : 2012

Award for : Science and Engineering

Location : Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Richard Losick (born 1943) is an American molecular biologist whose research interests include RNA polymerase, sigma factors, regulation of gene transcription, and bacterial development, being especially noted for his investigations of endospore formation in Gram positive organisms such as Bacillus subtilis. Richard Losick is the Maria Moors Cabot Professor of Biology at Harvard University, and a director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. Losick received his bachelor's degree from Princeton University. Along with Daniel Kahne and Robert Lue, he teaches Life Sciences 1a, the introductory Biology/Chemistry course at Harvard College, which is the College's third largest lecture course.He received Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize in 2012.


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